A simple step by step guidance for a custom bag to fit the Brompton front carrier.
Review of bike gear
The new Brompton Game Bag is there – I got one and I’m very happy with it.
The edges of the leather of my old Selle Ananatomica do irritate me when riding the Brompton. So a new saddle has to be found – no easy task.
I was looking for a transportable multi tool for some time now and I’m happy with what I got now: The Nutter.
My new folding bike trailer that fits perfectly to the Brompton. Here he is: the Burley Travoy!
I’m trying to replace as many of the plastic parts on my Brompton as possible. I don’t like plastic on my bikes. This doesn’t mean that plastic parts don’t do the job they are made for. It’s more a question of personal taste.
Got a new suspension block for my Brompton. It is called the “British Retro Version” and was build by BikeFun.
My new Ciclosport CM 4.41 A bike computer mounted on my Brompton.
To customize my Brompton is like a desire I can’t control. I have to. No excuses.
When I saw those wooden fenders on Facebook for the first time, I loved them from the first sight. The fenders I saw from Nisna Cycles were not the ones I own now, but very nice designs too – the Pac Man fender transports just everything a computer guy of my age ever dreamed of. They are one of a kind. Great craftsmanship. Perfect.
Maybe I overtightened the original headset on my Brompton. I had some play and after fixing it, the added force maybe caused premature wear to the bearings. It is easy to overtighten the headset – this is a job that needs experience, a “feel” for the right torque – but a non pro mechanic has to adjust a headset only once in a year – max – nothing to build up the needed sensitivity.
Anyhow. I had a reason to get a new headset and since I love Chris King headsets (I run one on my Moulton too): that was the place to look for a new one.